Vacancy: Sales/Marketing Officer

Date 23 Jun 2022
Job Type Full-time
Industry Social Enterprise

Job Description

Company Profile

The company with its operations in Togo and Ghana has a project to Support and empower women and youth in Ghana’s Upper East and Togo’s Savannah Regions to increase production of certified organic and fair-trade shea butter and artisanal hand-woven baskets for the growing global natural products market.

Job Description

  • Location: Bolgatanga

  • Reports to: Regional Coordinator and/or Project/Operations Manager


Job Summary

The Sales/Marketing Officer will be responsible for global bulk sales and follow up as well as provide guidance about products to clients and ensure a seamless balance between production, sales and supply.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain relationships with existing partners/clients. 

  • Identify and locate potential and new partners/clients through networking.

  • Develop and implement strategies for sales to existing and potential partners/clients.

  • Application of knowledge of the field and products features to match products to the needs of partners/clients.  

  • Answers inquiries from partners/clients concerning products and product specifications.

  • Provides information, quotes, credit terms, and other bid specifications to partners/clients.

  • Negotiates prices, terms of sales, and/or service agreements; prepares contracts and submits orders.

  • Shall research domestic production, marketing and sales cycles, locations and logistics for the Company’s products locally and internationally.  

  • Shall help identify local marketing and sales opportunities and recommending outcome to management.

  • Creating and developing new innovative ways to communicate the Company’s message to partner centres.

  • Collaborates with production centers, managers, and other staff to confirm that orders are processed with accuracy and efficiency and that products are distributed properly. 

  • Ensure a partnership framework agreement that meets Fair for Life standards is established and maintained between buyers and the company.

  • Implementing day to day marketing activities of the Company.

  • Plan, develop and deliver campaigns as agreed within timescales for new products of the Company. 

  • Contributing to the annual sales and marketing plan.

  • Planning and project managing marketing events and evaluating their success.

  • Monitoring and Evaluation of effective marketing and sales activities in Ghana, Togo and other countries.

  • Developing and implementing internal marketing and sales programmes for new products of the Company.

  • Liaise with production and Certification staff to ensure sales contracts are in accordance with Fair for Life//Organic certification supply chain management requirements.

  • Periodically prepares and reports results, status of accounts to Grants Coordinator or Project Manager/Operations Manager.

  • Collaborating with clients or management to determine the goals of advertising projects and strategizing plans to meet those goals. 

  • Running campaigns to introduce prospective customers to new product releases and build brand awareness.

  • Consistently managing and overseeing advertising campaigns to ensure they’re engaging customers and bringing in results. 

  • Analyzing results from each campaign to determine what was successful and what to improve for the next campaign. 

  • Leading brainstorming sessions with team members and management of the Company to cultivate ideas for new advertising campaign concepts, including content and design elements.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills or Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Sales and Marketing, Agribusiness or any Business-related areas with 3 years of relevant experience or HND in Sales and Marketing, Agro Enterprise Development and Purchasing and Supply with 5 years of experience.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

  • Excellent sales and negotiation skills. 

  • Thorough understanding of product supply chain.  

  • Organized with attention to detail.  

  • Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with clients. 

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software. 

How To Apply

Rolling basis until a suitable candidate is hired.


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